A Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $57,611 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Visio, and Project Management. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$37,987 - $76,012
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$58K
$76K
MEDIAN: $57,611
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$20.35 - $49.13
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,987 - $76,012  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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$37,716 - $85,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Hourly Rate
$32.50  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,716 - $85,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 19%

Microsoft Visio
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

RoboHelp
up arrow 10%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 6%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 24%

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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